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Gupta, Prof. Sunetra free


Born Calcutta 15 March 1965; d of Dhruba and Minati Gupta; m 1994, Adrian Vivian Sinton Hill , qv; two d

novelist; Professor of Theoretical Epidemiology, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, since 2006


Princeton Univ. (AB 1987); Univ. of London (PhD 1992)


University of Oxford: Jun. Res. Fellow, Merton Coll., 1993–96; Department of Zoology: Wellcome Trust Sen. Res. Fellow, 1995–99; Reader, 1999–2006. Scientific Medal, Zool Soc. of London, 2008; Rosalind Franklin Award, Royal Soc., 2009; Doubleday Award, 2013


novels: Memories of Rain, 1992 (Sahitya Akademi Award, 1997); The Glassblower’s Breath, 1993; Moonlight into Marzipan, 1995; A Sin of Colour, 1999 (Southern Arts UK Prize for Lit., 2000); So Good in Black, 2009; contrib. scientific articles to Science, Nature, Lancet


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Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Peter Medawar Building for Pathogen Research, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3SY

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